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Jack-in-the-pulpit

JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT
Arisaema triphyllum Arum Family Araceae
May - July Common
Description: From 1 to 3 feet tall, with usually 2 leaves dividedinto 3 or 5 segments. The flap like spathe is green or purplish brown (note images below), often stiped and curves gracefully over the club shape spadix. (Hence the name" the Jack or preacher in his canopied pulpit") Flowers are tiney at the base of the spadix

Location: Moist woods, bogs
 
 
Jack in the pulpit
or in purple
Purple Pal pit
Jack in the pulpit
Seed cluster

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